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19 terms
Greek Theater
amphitheater
paradoi
theatron
skene
An open structure with tiers and seats around an open space.
the paths by which actors entered and exited
"Seeing place" where the audience sat
small hut like building behind the stage used as a dressing r…
amphitheater
An open structure with tiers and seats around an open space.
paradoi
the paths by which actors entered and exited
26 terms
Greek Theater
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parados
Dancing space; level space where the chorus would dance, sing…
Viewing-place; where the spectators sat, often wraped around…
Tent; the building directly behind the stage;was usually deco…
Passageways; the paths where the chorus and actors made their…
Orchestra
Dancing space; level space where the chorus would dance, sing…
Theatron
Viewing-place; where the spectators sat, often wraped around…
24 terms
Greek Theater
Drama
Dithyrambs
Greek Theater
Orchestra
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
a poem, chant, or hymn in honor of the god Dionysus
Always performed in outdoor theaters
(literally, "dancing space") A circular and level space where…
Drama
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
Dithyrambs
a poem, chant, or hymn in honor of the god Dionysus
Greek Theater
Dionysus
Tragoedia
Dithyramb
The Great Dionysia
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
included group dancing, tried dialogue between leader and cho…
annual drama festivals in Athens in honor of Dionysus
Dionysus
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
Tragoedia
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
5 terms
Greek Theater
Theatron
Parodos
Orchestra
Proscenium
Where the audience sat
Part of a Greek Theater; entrance to the chorus
Part of a Greek Theater; semicircular space in front of the s…
the part of the stage in front of the curtain; the wall frame…
Theatron
Where the audience sat
Parodos
Part of a Greek Theater; entrance to the chorus
55 terms
Greek Theater
Western Civilization
Parthenon
William Shakespeare
Dionysia
Influenced by Ancient Greek art, architecture, drama, philoso…
Example of Greek architecture in Athens
Copied style of Greek dramas/wrote Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet,…
Festival of plays that god Dionysus
Western Civilization
Influenced by Ancient Greek art, architecture, drama, philoso…
Parthenon
Example of Greek architecture in Athens
31 terms
Theater Quiz: Greek Theater
Actor
Aeschylus
Antigone
Aristophanes
a person whose profession is acting on the stage, in movies,…
Greek poet and dramatist. TRAGEDY!!!
*Written by Sopholcles... *a daughter of Oedipus who defied her…
Comedy!!!
Actor
a person whose profession is acting on the stage, in movies,…
Aeschylus
Greek poet and dramatist. TRAGEDY!!!
41 terms
Greek Theater
commentary
theme
clarify
chorus
评论
主题
解释,to free from confusion
合唱团
commentary
评论
theme
主题
22 terms
Greek Theater
Draw relative location of City Dionysi…
City Dionysia
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Held in March/April (9th-13th of Elaphabelion);... 3 competitors…
c. 525-456 BC
c. 496-406 BC
Draw relative location of City Dionysi…
City Dionysia
Held in March/April (9th-13th of Elaphabelion);... 3 competitors…
25 terms
Greek theater
Pardos
Theatron
Paraskenia
Mechane
Entrance
audience
wings
a crane that could lift actors in and out, creating a superna…
Pardos
Entrance
Theatron
audience
20 terms
Greek Theater
Thrace
Thracians
Dionysus
Thespis
a region of Greece
the people of Thrace
a Greek god
a Greek actor
Thrace
a region of Greece
Thracians
the people of Thrace
6 terms
Greek Theater
Tragedy
Comedy
Chorus
Epidaurus
serious play; sad ending
amusing play; happy ending
group of dancers and singers who elaborated on the play
site of best preserved outdoor theater from Ancient Greece
Tragedy
serious play; sad ending
Comedy
amusing play; happy ending
8 terms
Greek Theater
Theatron, orchestra, parados, skene
To teach religion and law.
Background Information, Summarize Thro…
Those who choreographed/produced the p…
Name all basic structures of the Greek theater
What was the original purpose of plays in Grecian times?
What was the Chorus's role in plays? (4 main roles)
Who were the Chorogos?
Theatron, orchestra, parados, skene
Name all basic structures of the Greek theater
To teach religion and law.
What was the original purpose of plays in Grecian times?
28 terms
Greek Theater
Dionysus (Bacchus)
Drama Festivals
Trilogy
Chorus
the god of wine.... celebrations of Dionysus became theater perf…
held in the city of Athens twice a year for two weeks. They w…
Audience saw three tragedies a day with a connecting story.…
a group of performers that sing, speak and move as one. ... Wore…
Dionysus (Bacchus)
the god of wine.... celebrations of Dionysus became theater perf…
Drama Festivals
held in the city of Athens twice a year for two weeks. They w…
22 terms
Greek Theater
Drama
Dithyrambs
Greek Theater
Orchestra
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
a poem, chant, or hymn of ancient Greece sung by revelers at…
Always performed in outdoor theaters
(literally, "dancing space") A circular and level space where…
Drama
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
Dithyrambs
a poem, chant, or hymn of ancient Greece sung by revelers at…
Greek Theater
Deus ex Machina
orchestra
thumelae
skene
God of the machine; crane brings in character that is god-like
where the actors acted
altar of Dionysus
dressing room
Deus ex Machina
God of the machine; crane brings in character that is god-like
orchestra
where the actors acted
17 terms
Greek Theater
City Dionysia
Skene
Parodos
Theatron
Festival in honor of dionysus
What is C?
What are D and B
What is A
City Dionysia
Festival in honor of dionysus
Skene
What is C?
15 terms
Greek Theater
Dues ex Machina
Skene
Theatron
Orchestra
The use of a god lowered by a machina (mechanism), a crane li…
Backdrop or dressing room
"Seeing place" where the audience sat
Circular dancing place, the stage
Dues ex Machina
The use of a god lowered by a machina (mechanism), a crane li…
Skene
Backdrop or dressing room
17 terms
Greek Theater
Sources
Dionysus
Aristotle
Aeschylus
-Aristotle's Poetics... -Oedipus... -The Iliad... -ruins of amphitheat…
god of wine, harvest, grapes, fertility, theater
wrote the poetics
first greek playwright who introduced dialogue
Sources
-Aristotle's Poetics... -Oedipus... -The Iliad... -ruins of amphitheat…
Dionysus
god of wine, harvest, grapes, fertility, theater
Greek Theater
Proscenium
myths
masks
amphitheater
noun the apron covering the stage
noun a legendary story
noun used to cover the face to create characters in plays
noun a round building with seats around the central opening a…
Proscenium
noun the apron covering the stage
myths
noun a legendary story
50 terms
Greek Theater
Earliest Origins of Drama
Word origin of "Drama"
Dithyrambs
Early Greek Theaters
Ancient hymns (Dithyrambs)
"dran" a Greek word meaning "to do"
A poem,chant, or hymn of Ancient Greece sung by revelers at t…
Always outside, open areas in city centers or hillsides
Earliest Origins of Drama
Ancient hymns (Dithyrambs)
Word origin of "Drama"
"dran" a Greek word meaning "to do"
18 terms
Ancient Greek Theater
Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Theater of Dionysus
A story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the st…
An event where a person struggles to overcome difficulties bu…
A story that ends happily.
The place where theaters were performed in Athens...located o…
Drama
A story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the st…
Tragedy
An event where a person struggles to overcome difficulties bu…
68 terms
Greek Theater
Aeschylus
Agon
Anagnorisis
Antigone
Introduced a second actor, making dialouge possible, tragic p…
Contest/ arguement
Recognition of relative, faults are own
Oedipus' oldest daughter
Aeschylus
Introduced a second actor, making dialouge possible, tragic p…
Agon
Contest/ arguement
45 terms
Greek Theater
Dionysus
Tragoedia
Dithyramb
The Great Dionysia
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
included group dancing, tried dialogue between leader and cho…
annual drama festivals in Athens in honor of Dionysus
Dionysus
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
Tragoedia
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
16 terms
The Greek Theater
Orchestra
Theatron
Parados
Skene
Dancing place (F)
Seeing place (A)
Two broad aisles from the orchestra to each side of the theat…
Rectangular building, provided a backdrop, allowed actors to…
Orchestra
Dancing place (F)
Theatron
Seeing place (A)
59 terms
Greek Theater
Festival of Dionysus
Greek Theater
Amphitheater
Theatron
a celebration held in Athens in honor of the Greek god Dionys…
open air, semicircular; built into the side of a hill; develo…
outside theater
seating for audience
Festival of Dionysus
a celebration held in Athens in honor of the Greek god Dionys…
Greek Theater
open air, semicircular; built into the side of a hill; develo…
13 terms
Greek Theater
City Dionysia
Satyr Plays
Choregus
Aeschylus
Festival celebrating Dionysia; 3 days of tragedy and 5 of com…
Plays of half men half goat
Similar to producer
Made theater about masks and changing character
City Dionysia
Festival celebrating Dionysia; 3 days of tragedy and 5 of com…
Satyr Plays
Plays of half men half goat
23 terms
Greek theater
Theatron
Parados
Orchestra
Skene house
audience
B and D ... Ramps... stage left coming from a far away place ... stage…
dancing area or preformance area
Actors prep area
Theatron
audience
Parados
B and D ... Ramps... stage left coming from a far away place ... stage…
30 terms
Greek Theater
Who was the first actor?
What was the function of the 'holes' t…
What is the term used for the 'dancing…
What is the term used for the 'watchin…
Thespis
drainage
Orchestra
theatre
Who was the first actor?
Thespis
What was the function of the 'holes' t…
drainage
11 terms
Greek Theater
City Dionysia
Agon
Aeschylus(birth 525)
Sophocles
Week long festival to celebrate Dionysus (tradition) ... Thespis…
-Created by thespis... -a dramatic conflict ... -None of this work…
created 2 actors and 12 person chorus... -Oldest of 3 great trag…
-born-496... -Created 3 actors and 15 person chorus (oedipus, An…
City Dionysia
Week long festival to celebrate Dionysus (tradition) ... Thespis…
Agon
-Created by thespis... -a dramatic conflict ... -None of this work…
32 terms
Greek Theater
Greek theater
archeological remains
visual arts
Greek Social Hierarchy
-oldest drama in western tradition... -gave us basic climactic s…
ruins of Greek amphitheaters
vase paintings (can help deduce costuming)
Gods... demi-gods... men... boys... women & slaves ( Women couldn't perfo…
Greek theater
-oldest drama in western tradition... -gave us basic climactic s…
archeological remains
ruins of Greek amphitheaters
36 terms
Greek Theater
hamartia
hubris
4 elements of a tragic hero
if done correctly, the play must trigg…
tragic flaw in character; must be their own fault and must be…
the tragic flaw of pride
good (audience must sympathize), virtues (gender appropriate)…
pity and fear
hamartia
tragic flaw in character; must be their own fault and must be…
hubris
the tragic flaw of pride
17 terms
Greek Theater
the Gods
dionysus
early greek drama
late point of attack
greeks showed gods as flawed human beings therefore their des…
Main God associated with theater. god of wine and fertility #…
chorus of men singing
told alot of exposition background first, the action occurs l…
the Gods
greeks showed gods as flawed human beings therefore their des…
dionysus
Main God associated with theater. god of wine and fertility #…
10 terms
Greek Theater
angelos
arithmos
bios
geo
a Messenger
number
life
earth
angelos
a Messenger
arithmos
number
30 terms
Greek Theater
What was Dionysus god of
What was held to honor Dionysus
What did the 1st great tragedies bond…
What else was Thespis known as?
Wine, Fertility and Theater
City of Diyontsia Festival
Polictics and Religion
Father of Drama
What was Dionysus god of
Wine, Fertility and Theater
What was held to honor Dionysus
City of Diyontsia Festival
36 terms
Theater vocab/ Greek theater
Musical
Classical tragedy
Modern tragedy
What are the four qualities of the Cla…
The fith genere of theater, its a stage preformance, show or…
A sub- genere of tragedy, classical tragedy is the term used…
A sub Genre of tragedy, modern tragedy is the term used for a…
Closely associated with Greek religion... Preformed only at a s…
Musical
The fith genere of theater, its a stage preformance, show or…
Classical tragedy
A sub- genere of tragedy, classical tragedy is the term used…
25 terms
Theater 1 Greek theater
First drama in recorded history
Epicenter of Ancient Greek Theater
Perciles
Religious festivals
8th Century BC
Athens
Golden Age of Greece
Honored Dionysus
First drama in recorded history
8th Century BC
Epicenter of Ancient Greek Theater
Athens
36 terms
Theater Humanities - Greek Theater
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Parados
God of wine and the harvest
"Ode to Dionysus", praise chant around offering
Served as narrators, role diminished as actors became more im…
When the chorus enters
Dionysus
God of wine and the harvest
Dithyramb
"Ode to Dionysus", praise chant around offering
56 terms
Greek theater
Greek Theater Tradgedy (from the goat)…
Dionysus is the god of ___,___,__ and…
Chorus/Choral odes is made of ___ perf…
the thrashing circle to religious cere…
gods... catharsis... flaw... universal truths
fertility... wine... sexuality... theater
50... male
dancing circle
Greek Theater Tradgedy (from the goat)…
gods... catharsis... flaw... universal truths
Dionysus is the god of ___,___,__ and…
fertility... wine... sexuality... theater
11 terms
greek theater
dionysus
over 15,000
thespis
changed masks
what did greek theater originally celebrate?
how many people attended the yearly festivals honoring dionysus
who is known as the first actor
how did greek actors change roles
dionysus
what did greek theater originally celebrate?
over 15,000
how many people attended the yearly festivals honoring dionysus
Greek theater
Prologue
Parados
Episode/Scene
Exodus
Sets up the scence
1st chorus/ odes
Main action of play
Final scene, climax
Prologue
Sets up the scence
Parados
1st chorus/ odes
18 terms
Greek theater
Stasimon
Catharsis
Anagnorisis
Peropateia
Episodes/acts
The effect of tragedy on the audience
Recognition by protagonist/leads to resolution
A sudden turn of events/climax
Stasimon
Episodes/acts
Catharsis
The effect of tragedy on the audience
22 terms
Greek Theater
Theatron
Orchestra
Altar
Skene
The stands
In front of the stage
In the middle ofthe orchestra
Backstage
Theatron
The stands
Orchestra
In front of the stage
8 terms
Greek Theater
Dialogue
Soliloquy
Catharsis
Monologue
Conversation between two or more people as a feature of a boo…
Speaking ones thoughts when no one is around, or thinking no…
Releasing of emotional tensions; releasing
A long speech by a character
Dialogue
Conversation between two or more people as a feature of a boo…
Soliloquy
Speaking ones thoughts when no one is around, or thinking no…
71 terms
Greek Theater
origin
Dionysus' domain
festival name
festival when
religious festivals in honor of Dionysus
wine and fertility (fun)
The Great or City of Dionysia of Athens
March or April
origin
religious festivals in honor of Dionysus
Dionysus' domain
wine and fertility (fun)
35 terms
Greek theater
Paradoi
Paraskena
Skene
Proskenion
An arch for entry of the chorus to the parados
A projecting side wing of the skene
Stage house which provided dressing areas for the players
Wooden sets attached to the skene, providing background for t…
Paradoi
An arch for entry of the chorus to the parados
Paraskena
A projecting side wing of the skene
32 terms
Greek Theater
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
God of wine, harvest. Symbolical animal was the goat
A chant/ode to Dionysius, snag by chorus
The group that were the narrators
Half man/goat
Dionysus
God of wine, harvest. Symbolical animal was the goat
Dithyramb
A chant/ode to Dionysius, snag by chorus
Greek theater
Dionysus
Thespis
Thespian
Tragedy
Greek god of wine
He was the first actor
We call actors this in his honor of the first actor
Dramas in which the main characters suffers a disastrous and
Dionysus
Greek god of wine
Thespis
He was the first actor
35 terms
Greek Theater
Theatron
Festival of the city of Dionysia
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Seating for the audience in the theater
It was a dramatic 4 day competition in the open air theater i…
7/90 plays survived... Lived 525 to 456 BC... Wrote about Grand and…
Wrote tragedies... 496 to 406 BC... Wrote about 120 plays, 7 surviv…
Theatron
Seating for the audience in the theater
Festival of the city of Dionysia
It was a dramatic 4 day competition in the open air theater i…
15 terms
Greek theater
Theatron
amphitheaters
Orchestra
skene
seating area to watch plays
cut out the side of a hill held 16,000 people
circular acting area, chorus performed there
the stage house
Theatron
seating area to watch plays
amphitheaters
cut out the side of a hill held 16,000 people
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